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B1833 Code - Short to Positive in Curtain Shield Squib Right Circuit

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|Code B1833 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Curtain Shield Airbag Right (RH) (Curtain Shield Squib Right)
  • Curtain Shield Airbag Right harness is open or shorted
  • Curtain Shield Airbag Right circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Center Airbag Sensor Assembly

|How do I Fix the Code B1833?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1833?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1833 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are Code B1833 Possible Symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|Code B1833 Description

The Curtain Shield Squib Right (RH) Circuit consists of the Center Airbag Sensor Assembly and the Curtain Shield Airbag Right (RH). The Curtain Shield Airbag is mounted between the front and rear pillars on both the driver and passenger sides. The circuit instructs the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) to deploy when the deployment conditions are met. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is recorded when a malfunction is detected in the Curtain Shield Squib Right Circuit.

OBDII Code B1833 - Short to Positive in Curtain Shield Squib Right Circuit - AutoCodes.com
B1833 Code - Short to Positive in Curtain Shield Squib Right Circuit

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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.

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